Vancouver, BC – Southern Arc Minerals (TSX-V: SA) (“S outhern Arc” or the “Co mpany”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Rhylin Bailie as V ice President, Communications & Inv estor Relatio s.

Ms. Bailie br ings a diverse skill set an d nearly 16 y ears of mining experience to her position with Sout hern Arc. Most recently, she was D irector Communications & Investor elations for NovaGold R esources, a TSX and NYSE-AMEX listed prec ious metals company with a $ 2.2 billion market c ap. Ms. Bailie joined the investor relations team at NovaGold in 2006 and assume full responsibility for NovaGold’s nvestor relations and communications program in early 2010. Before j oining Nova Gold, Ms. B ailie held various positions in the Treasury gro up at Placer Dome from 1 995 to 2006. Ms. Bailie has also work ed as a freelance editor and writer for 10 years, editing mostly academic t extbooks an providing i vestor relati ons consulting and writing services to smaller re source compa nies.

“I am very pleased to a nounce Rh ylin Bailie’s appointment to the South ern Arc tea m,” said John Proust, Chairman and CEO of Southern Arc. “ Rhylin’s ext ensive communications ex pertise and innovative ap proach to investor relat ions will greatly enhance Southern Arc ’s investor o utreach programs. Her reputation in the industry and network of contacts will also increase Southern Arc’s visi bility. I look forward to working clo sely with Rhylin to take Southern A rc to the next level of cor orate govern ance and co mmunications .”

Ms. Bailie is a graduate of University of Waterloo, Ontario, wh ere she completed a Bachelor of Environmental Studies degr ee with a doub le major in R esource Stud ies and Biology and a mi nor in Engli sh. Ms. Bailie used her environmental background to introduce a number of initiatives a t NovaGold, including a head office health and safety progr m and comp rehensive sustainability reporting. Sh e is a Board member of t he Canadian Investor Relations Institute, British Columbia Chapter.

Southern Arc has agreed to pay $84 000 to J. Proust & Asso ciates Inc. (“JPA”), a co mpany cont rolled by
Southern Arc’s CEO, i  consideration for JPA providing Ms. Bailie’s investor relations and  corporate
communications advice to Southern Arc. The Co mpany has granted 200, 000 stock options to Ms. Bailie,
exercisable t $1.71 per share. The stock options vest over 2 4 months, with 25% to vest on the 6-month
anniversary f the date of grant and 25% every 6 m nths thereafter.  
Southern Arc also reports that Mr. Robert Vidoni is leaving Southern A rc to pursu e other oppo rtunities.
Southern Ar would like to thank Mr. Vidoni for hi years of ser vice and wish him well in his future en deavors.

About Sout ern Arc

Southern Ar c Minerals I c. is an Ind onesia-based Canadian m ineral exploration compa y with an a g gressive exploration, acquisition and growth st ategy. The Company’s p ortfolio incl des four active, advanced projects with epithermal gold and gold-copper porphyry prospects on the Lombok and Sumbawa islands in Indonesia. T he Company’s key explor ation property is its 100%-owned W est Lombok project, wit h several gold-rich copper porphyry and epithe rmal gold vein prospects . Southern Arc is listed on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol SA. More information is available at or by emailing info@southernarcmineral

On behalf of the Board of

Southern Arc Minerals Inc.
“John Proust”

Chairman and CEO

Southern Arc Minerals Inc.

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Southern Arc Contact

Rhylin Bailie
Vice President, Communications & Investor Relations
Phone: 604-676-5241
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John Proust,
Chairman & CEO
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